About

Our Mission

The mission of the International Packaged Ice Association is to promote the growth and superior business practices for the packaged ice industry through the ongoing development and management of standards and value added services that enhance the image of the industry to the consumers and trade-partners. IPIA will achieve these objectives through proactive leadership directed by priorities set by its member companies.

Officers

Chairman:

Howard Mackie
Zippy Ice Inc

5701 N Graham Street
Charlotte, NC 28269

(980) 355-9851

Vice Chairman/Treasurer:

Chris Morse
Modern Ice

5709 Harrison Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45248

(800) 543-1581

Secretary/Assistant Treasurer:

Jarrod Snyder
York Ice Company

281 Kings Mill Road
York, PA 17401

(717) 848-2639

Associate Member
Conference Chairman:

Ben Albregts
Leer, Inc.

206 Leer Street
New Lisbon, WI 53950

(800) 766-5337

Immediate Past Chairman:

Walter Berry
Home City Ice

200 N Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603

(785) 357-4466

Directors

2021

Jody Botner
Corbin Ice Company
(800) 253-1516

Jesse Mireles IV
Mireles Party Ice
(210) 824-2400

Tommy Sedler
Home City Ice Company
(800) 759-4411

2022

Deb Conklin
Reddy Ice
(214) 526-6740

Fred Lomangino
Ice King and Cold Storage
(800) 848-0272

2023

Bill Ellis
Cold Star Ice
(909) 628-2105

Brett Willberg
Arctic Glacier, Inc.
(323) 277-1000

Committees

Marketing Committee

Provides direction and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for marketing and projects promoting the Association and its members.

Jarrod Snyder/Chair
York Ice Company
(717) 848-2639

Deb Conklin
Reddy Ice
(214) 526-6740

Chris Morse
Modern Ice
(800) 543-1581

Blake Beach
Arctic Glacier, Inc.
(404) 388-8034

Gary Jerow
Modern Ice
(800) 543-1581

Steve Ward
Arctic Glacier, Inc
(209) 495-8525

Bill Bentley
Ice World Journal
(301) 963-8600

Jesse Mireles IV
Mireles Party Ice
(210) 824-2400

Membership Committee

Acts as liaison with staff in developing membership services for current members and recruitment strategies for potential members.

Kevin DesJardins/Chair
KEITH Manufacturing Co.
(800) 547-6161

Jim Giustizia
Cubes R US
(718) 827-4423

Ed Churchwell
AC Ice Company
(800) 352-2423

Laron Hilke
Hilke’s Ice Co.
(573) 744-5500

Ben Albregts
Leer, Inc.
(800) 766-5337

Sean Odom
Ice Plant, Inc.
(800) 638-5220

PIQCS Standing Committee

Provides direction and promotion for industry-wide sanitation program development, effects liaison with the IPIA national public health consultant and acts as a voice for the industry in addressing local, regional and national health officials.

Chris Morse/Chair
Modern Ice
(800) 543-1581

Rob Gillum
Home City Ice
(800) 759-4411

Fred Lomangino
Ice King & Cold Storage
(800) 848-0272

Vinny Nuzzolese Jr.
Reddy Ice
(954) 584-9101

Brian Washnock
Reddy Ice
(801) 634-0045

Jarrod Snyder/Co-Chair
York Ice Company
(717) 848-2639

Ryan Horton
Polar Ice, Inc.
(979) 830-1954

Howard Mackie
Zippy Ice
(980) 355-9851

Tommy Sedler
Home City Ice
(800) 759-4411

Blake Beach
Arctic Glacier, Inc.
(404) 388-8034

Mike Hughes
Home City Ice
(800) 759-4411

Mike McSharry
Arctic Glacier, Inc.
(917) 246-4101

Jeff Tyler
Tyler’s Super Quality Ice
(903) 597-8245

Plant Operations

Provides current information relating to OSHA and other regulatory bodies on issues pertaining to the operation of an ice plant.

Jody Botner/Chair
Corbin Ice
(800) 253-1516

Don Hutton
Tibopak Emballages, Inc.
(514) 212-0388

Brian Ballman
Modern Ice
(800) 543-1581

Dan Laurencelle
Arctic Glacier, Inc.
(204) 981-7243

Bill Ellis
Cold Star Ice
(909) 628-2105

Tony Reese
Getchell Brothers
(207) 989-7335

Public Affairs Committee

Monitors all legislative and regulatory activity impacting the ice industry and its operations. The committee responds to the initiatives of the ice industry through contact with the Board of Directors, the general membership.

Howard Mackie/Chair
Zippy Ice
(980) 355-9851

Bo Russell
Holiday Ice, Inc.
(800) 924-5823

Dann Ades
Cold Star Ice
(909) 628-2105

Jeff Tyler
Tyler’s Super Quality Ice
(903) 597-8245

Walter Berry
Home City Ice
(785) 357-4466

John Smibert
North Star Ice.
(519) 455-3690

Strategic Task Force Committee

Jeff Tyler/Chair
Tyler’s Super Quality Ice
(903) 597-8245

Howard Mackie
Zippy Ice
(980) 355-9851

Chris Morse
Modern Ice
(800) 543-1581

Jarrod Snyder
York Ice Company
(717) 848-2639

Bill Bentley
Ice World Journal
(301) 963-8600

Charlotte Maginnis
Leer
(813) 505-1342

Tommy Sedler
Home City Ice
(800) 759-4411

Walter Berry
Home City Ice
(800) 638-5220

Maria Maggio
IPIA
(800) 742-0627

Brett Willberg
Arctic Glacier, Inc.
(323) 277-1000

Disaster Preparedness Committee

Plans and coordinates Disaster Preparedness Program for Association members

Archie Harris/Chair
Rose Ice & Coal Co.
(910) 762-9999

Bill Bentley
Ice World Journal
(301) 963-8600

Maria Maggio
IPIA
(800) 742-0627

Hall of Fame

Berkoski IPIA Advocacy Award